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Name: CPT Joe Raymond Fulghum, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/02/1967 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 27.4
Date of Birth: 09/10/1939
Home City: Murfreesboro, TN
Service: MC branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 283 MED DET
Major organization: other
Flight class: 63-4
Service: MC branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 14E-107
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-12881
Call sign: DUSTOFF
Service number: O93412
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: fire or burns
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Started Tour: 07/27/1966
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 04
Location: Bien Hoa Province III Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died while missing
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Baptist - other groups
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
This record was last updated on 11/03/2005

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